Fleet Support Engineer

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Date: 03-Feb-2023

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Alstom

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customized services, infrastructure, signaling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.



As an APM Fleet Support Engineer, you will be responsible for delivering engineering solutions to agreed timescales, within budget & to an acceptable quality standard. Your role will be to develop, validate, and prepare modifications and maintenance changes to NAM SER supported APM fleets that are in commercial service or in start-up phase of the project. Your primary purpose will be to develop engineering solutions and engineering change documentation in support of in-service fleets, predominantly focused on Safety, Reliability, and System / Vehicle enhancements of the on-board and wayside Signaling and related systems for Automated People Movers (APM). This work will encompass a few domains including; mechanical and electromechanical equipment, electrical wiring and cabling, high and low power distribution, electrical, electronic and software subsystems integration. Some of your key responsibilities will include:


  • Partnering with authority engineers and specialists to ensure compliance with appropriate Industry Standards
  • Collaborating with other engineering functions to ensure a fully integrated, safe & compliant design
  • Providing technical support and solutions to the APM Operations and Maintenance sites, Production Line, Procurement, Quality, Suppliers & Test as required
  • Assisting APM site General Managers in preparing offer letters for Capital Asset Replacement Program (CARP) at necessary for system enhancements and upgrades commercially governed by O&M Contract Terms & Conditions


To be successful you will bring your strong knowledge and capability across a range of vehicle systems as well as excellent familiarity with relevant industry standards and have a proven capability in the developing and justifying technical solutions, producing modification documentation as required. Proven business acumen and commercial experience a plus. You will need to be versatile, very autonomous, and comfortable working in unclear and ill-defined environments. Ultimately, you will be delivering internal client/customer satisfaction, enabling our teams to continue to grow the business through cost mitigation and new offerings.


Required Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of experience with Automated People Movers, Rail or similar industry
  • Ability to Travel 50% or more, with some requests being short notice



  • Bachelors Degree is required
  • Equivalent Combination of education and experience may be considered

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law



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